Nickolas Gambonini and Adriana Marrufo swapped full recycling bins for empty ones on Tuesday in Point Reyes Station.    David Briggs

They were cresting the spine above Pierce Point Ranch when driver Mike Anderson and his second-in-command, Luke Ferrigno, spotted the herd and slowed their compactor truck to a halt. With phones in hand, the two snapped shots of the tule elk and marveled at their silvery coats and stature. They were on their way to the McClure . . .

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